This photo from the mid-1950s shows Ohio Edison linemen working on a job in Springfield. In the 1940s and 1950s residential electrification was expanding greatly and there was improvement in safety standards and an increase in job opportunities to meet the demands. On the pole is Roger Burk Jr. and left to right is Bill Ringer, Foreman Keith Wheeler, and Tony Spencer. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE CLARK COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
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Looking back in Springfield: Ohio Edison lineman

This photo from the mid-1950s shows Ohio Edison linemen working on a job in Springfield.

In the 1940s and 1950s residential electrification was expanding greatly and there was improvement in safety standards and an increase in job opportunities to meet the demands. 

On the pole is Roger Burk Jr. and left to right is Bill Ringer, Foreman Keith Wheeler, and Tony Spencer.

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